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Elderly people news from UK Parliament.

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New inquiry: Protecting Human Rights in Care Settings
The Joint Committee on Human Rights examines whether the human rights of residents are respected in care homes
21 September 2021
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Lords debates private members’ bills
Members discuss elderly social care, organ tourism and environment education. Catch up
19 July 2021
Lords debates UK social care
Members discuss UK social care provision and the role of carers. Find out more
25 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill returns to the Lords
Members consider Commons amendments to the bill
27 April 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
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Lords debates building an inclusive society after COVID-19
Members debate steps that national and local government will need to take to achieve an inclusive society in the UK. Find out more
15 April 2021
Episode 3: LGBT+ History Month and healthy ageing
Lord Cashman joins the podcast to talk It's a Sin, co-founding Stonewall with colleagues including Sir Ian McKellen, and fighting for equality as a member of the Lords. Lord Patel discusses how we can improve healthy ageing through science.
10 February 2021
Ministers pressed on rights of those in care homes, hospitals and prisons
The Joint Committee on Human Rights have written to Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer on the impact of long lockdown to those in care homes, hospitals and prisons.
03 February 2021
Social care funding report debated in House of Lords
Lords debate 'Social care funding: time to end a national scandal' report
26 January 2021
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Pension Schemes Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill awaits Royal Assent
20 January 2021
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Concerted Government effort could improve health in old age, finds Lords Committee
Science and Technology Committee publish report "Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living"
15 January 2021
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Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
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